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New V-Team Captain invites underrepresented skier and splitboarder communities to apply

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There are countless athlete and ambassador teams in the ski industry, but V-team is different in many ways. It could be argued that Voile’s motto says it all: “Simple. Solid. Backcountry.” Our singular focus is backcountry travel; V-team members are tourers at heart. Whether maintaining mental health, building fitness, ticking off objectives, or seeking the simple pleasure of meadow skipping, …

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The Voile Avalanche Shovel

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Voile has always been committed to building simple, solid, backcountry equipment. We have manufactured Voile Avalanche Shovels for over three decades. Our avalanche shovels have long been recognized as the industry standard among ski patrollers, mountain guides, avalanche forecasters, and even some military groups. Shovel History & Evolution Voile’s namesake and CEO, Wally Wariakois, put his technical know-how to work. …

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Inspired Summit Adventures: a local guiding success story

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We sat down (virtually) to catch up with our long-time Voile ambassadors, Shaun and Weston Deutschlander to talk about their relationship with Voile, as well as the history behind Inspired Summit Adventures- their Uinta+Wasatch guide operation founded by Shaun eight years ago.   Weston joined The V Team 6-7 years ago. Back then Shaun was skiing for Blizzard but she switched …

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Doing our part to end racial discrimination.

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In 1980, Voile was started with a mission to create tools that would take us further into the outdoors, and tools that would help to keep us safe until our journey had brought us home. We, alongside many others, have devoted ourselves to cultivating access, stewardship, and connection to nature because of the unique peace of mind and profound healing …

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Backcountry Equipment Made in Utah, USA

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Local Since 1980 Voile skis are made in Utah and have been since day one. We started making backcountry equipment in 1980 right here in Salt Lake City with the Wasatch Mountains as our backdrop and R&D field. In a highly globalized production world, many companies outsource manufacturing overseas for cheap labor. The 98 percent of Voile products are made …

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Voile Women’s Backcountry Skis and Splitboards

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In an industry historically dominated by men, female skiers worldwide have been making strides to level the playfield. There have always been badass lady shredders, but their accomplishment sometimes drown in a sea of ski-bro testosterone. Not only are there some serious female rippers pioneering mountaineering ascents and big mountain lines, but the influence they bring to the industry is …

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Human Powered

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You crush mountains before breakfast. You know better than most that any worthy goal requires dedication. The same is true for making the gear that will take you there… and bring you back safely. That’s why we are dedicated to our Utah facility, that’s why we are thankful for the skilled hands and sharp minds that have kept us going …

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Voilé Service Center

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Now Open! If you’re in the area drop by the Voile Service Center: 2644 South Constitution Blvd (2700 West)  Salt Lake City, Utah 84119 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. WINTER HOURS COMING SOON! The showroom features our full product line including spare parts, soft goods and accessories, as well as a demo center for current Voilé skis and splitboards. Demo skis and …

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About Voile

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Are we a French Company? The short answer is no. Let’s put it this way: A microwaved burrito is way more common in our lunchroom than a baguette and brie. After work, beer is far more likely to be imbibed than wine. And secondhand smoke from a Gauloise would never be tolerated. So what’s up with our Eurotrash, pseudo-Franco-phile name? …